NORMAN “MAC” MCLAFFERTYNORMAN MAC MCLAFFERTY Norman "Mac" McLafferty, of Ewa Beach, passed away on August 7, 2015 at the age of 95. Born in St. Louis, he married his hapa-haole sweetheart and lived in Hawaii for over sixty-five years. He was married to Havana (Johnson) McLafferty for 71 years and was a father to their ten children. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Chief Petty Officer. They were stationed in Hawaii, lived abroad and in the mainland. He was a family man, active in the Catholic Church, an avid golfer, lucky at the slots, and gave to many charitable organizations. He was an artist, loved to sing, and once sang with the Metropolitan Opera in St. Louis. At the age of 90 he landed a speaking part in Peter Berg's movie "Battleship" and an earlier part in the 1965 film, "In Harms Way." Preceded in death by his wife Havana Leinani (2014) his three sons, Michael, Dennis and Brian; and seven brothers, and one sister. He is survived by his three sons, Pat (Mary), Tim (Marge), and Dan (Sue); and four daughters, Norvana "Cissy" (Junior Tejada), Cindy (Smith Cobb-Adams), Maureen "Pua", and Kathy (Larry Ice); 14 grand- children and 8 great-grand- children; and one brother, Paul McLafferty. Memorial services on September 8, 2015 at Valley of the Temples Chapel, Kane'ohe. Visitation at 10:30 a.m. Burial and military honors to follow.
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